Syllabus

The 999 Academy programme has a challenging and exciting syllabus that incorporates learning elements from all the emergency services. In addition to theory based classroom sessions, students put some of their theory into practice, culminating in a scenario day at the end of the course incorporating all aspects of what they have learnt.

A 999 Academy course can be 12 months, 18 months, or 24 months in length.

Here is a list of the curriculum subjects which may be delivered on a 999 Academy course:

Police subjects:

  • Police Powers
  • Operations Policing
  • Modern Slavery
  • Missing Persons
  • Misuse of Drugs
  • Roads Policing
  • Homicide Investigation
  • Hostage Negotiation
  • Knife talk

Ambulance Service subjects:

  • Emergency Aid & Basic Life Support
  • Ambulance Service Overview
  • Paramedic Interventions
  • Drugs & Medication
  • Volunteering
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Conflict Resolution

Fire & Rescue subjects:

  • Fire Station Visit
  • Fire Extinguisher Training
  • Hydraulic Platform and Rope Rescue Session
  • Breathing Apparatus Procedures Session
  • Business Fire Safety Session
  • Hazardous Materials (HazMat) Session
  • Pumps and Hose Running Session

College subjects:

  • Health & Fitness
  • CV Building & Job Application Process
  • Personal Banking
  • Job Interview Techniques
  • PREVENT
  • Internet Safeguarding

Joint service subjects:

  • Equality & Diversity for the Public Services
  • Missing Persons Theory and Practical
  • Map reading & Navigation
  • Search & Rescue Dogs (SARDA)
  • Communications
  • Road Casualty Reduction
  • JESIP